Month

July 2015

Check-out the i-road, Toyota’s 3-wheel car

Japanese automaker, Toyota is test driving an all-electric, three-wheeled, rear-steering “personal mobility vehicle” called the i-road. “I-Road is small, it’s easy to get around, it’s super easy to park. It’s an EV, so it’s good for the enviro
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RAPLPH TEETOR, THE BLIND MAN WHO INVENTED THE CRUISE CONTROL

A renounced Mechanical Engineer, Ralph Teetor, who became blind at the age of five, invented the cruise control or auto drive as some call it in 1948, His idea was born out of the frustration of riding in a car driven by his lawyer, who kept speeding up and slowing down as he talked,
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Problem starting your car

There are a few things you should check if your car won’t start. If you are not driving an electric car and you don’t hear a “cranking” sound when you turn the key, there is a problem getting power to the starter. Try the headlights. If they seem dim or donR
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How to Remove a Sticker from your Car

Source: WikiHow Set a bucket of soapy water next to your car. Dip a wash rag into the soapy water, and wash over the sticker several times. Make sure to wash the area surrounding the sticker as well. This action will soften the sticker. 2 Spray the sticker and the surrounding area wit
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CAR DIAGNOSIS : WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

What comes to mind when you hear the words, “your vehicle needs a computer diagnosis to find the problem?” Do you envision a technician connecting the car to a big machine with flashing lights that “beeps” a few times then prints out a description of the problem and its solution? Unfo
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YOUR CABIN AIR FILTER, WHEN YOU SHOULD REPLACE IT

What is a Cabin Air Filter?  The cabin air filter is a high particulate filtration medium that is attached to the outside air intake of your vehicle’s ventilation system. This device helps to improve air quality and filter out pollution from the air that circulates inside the ve
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TYRES CAN HELP YOU SAVE FUEL, LEARN HOW

If your tyres aren’t inflated to the proper (pressure) PSI, you’re just burning fuel and ruining your tyres. Your car’s tyres can play an important role in helping you get the best fuel economy and save money at the pump. Checking tire pressure regularly is one step toward optimum fue
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SIMPLE TEST TO KNOW IF YOUR CAR’S SHOCK ABSORBER NEEDS TO BE CHANGED

Knowing if your shock absorber an overlooked but crucial piece to your vehicle’s safety. Make no mistake, recognizing when it is time to switch your shocks is extremely important. Examining your shocks is often a very simple thing to perform. The truth is, it is something you ca
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35% LEVY ON TOKUNBO CARS SUSPENDED

  The implementation of the second phase of the auto policy on imported used vehicles, which was expected to commence last Wednesday, has been postponed indefinitely by the National Automotive Council (NAC). This is the fourth time in one year that the execution of the policy wil
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